Craig, James Edwin, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1941, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Service Years
1918 - 1941
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1901
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jacksonville
Last Address
Jacksonville, FL

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenPearl Harbor Fallen
  1941, WW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  1941, World War II Fallen
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1918, US Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAS PensacolaUSS Wright (CVL-49)USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Yorktown (CV-5)VT-5 TigersUSS Conyngham (DD-371)
  1927-1928, 000X, VF-3B Starfighters
  1928-1930, NAS Pensacola
  1930-1932, 131X, USS Wright (CVL-49)
  1932-1934, 131X, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1934-1937, 131X, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1938-1939, 131X, VT-5 Tigers
  1939-1941, USS Conyngham (DD-371)
  1941-1941, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1918-1922, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Commander James Craig was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed on board the USS Pennsylvania BB-38 as the First Lieutenant and Damage Control Officer.
   
Comments/Citation
The USS James E. Craig  DE-201, was named in his honor and lauched on July 22, 1943.  He earned four (4) battle stars during the remainder of WWII.
   
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